Erica Kelley

94: The Poisoner & The Undercover Detective

94: The Poisoner & The Undercover Detective

In 1988, 41 year old mother, Peggy Carr, suddenly became very ill with mysterious symptoms. After she was hospitalized, doctors could not determine what was causing her so much pain and paralyzing the formerly healthy woman. They suspected poison and brought in the police. Soon, her son and step-son fell ill, with the same symptoms, as Peggy slipped into a coma and then died. Investigators zeroed in on their suspect but did not have enough evidence to charge him or even get a search warrant. Enter a female undercover detective named Susan Goreck. She risked her life getting close to the poisoner and bringing down the sinister and yet unassuming man who almost destroyed an entire family. Written, hosted and produced by Erica KelleyOriginal Graphic Art by Coley HornerOriginal Music by Rob Harrison of Gamma RadioResearched by Erica Kelley, Haley Gray and Jessica Ann Edited by Chaes GrayCase Suggestion by: Amy McKnightSuggested Reading: “Poison Mind: The True Story of the Mensa Murderer and the Policewoman who Risked Her Life to Bring Him to Justice” by Jeffrey Good & Susan GoreckSuggested Documentary: American Justice: Murder Thy NeighborSources: | Donate | In the Media: (Twitter) @southernfriedtruecrime (Insta)Today’s Sponsors:Best Fiends! Download for free on the Apple App Store or Google you are suffering with abuse in quarantine, here are resources for different countries. Please ask for help: US National Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-799-7233UK Domestic Abuse Hotline: 0808 2000 247Australia Rape & Domestic Violence Hotline: 800-737-732Canada: you are having suicidal thoughts during this unprecedented time, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. Please call the US National Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255For resources in other countries:

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